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Resources for publishing: Publishing Videos

Publishing Connect

These bite-sized online training webcasts, each of which is up to 15 minutes long, are available to view via the Publishing Connect training webcasts library on Initially, only the How to Get Published workshop module was converted into three webcasts, however, it was clear from early viewing data that this free resource was valued by the global community. Webcasts based on other modules such as How to Review a Manuscript, Introduction to Scholarly Publishing and The Impact Factor and Other Bibliometric Indicators quickly followed. The series has collectively garnered more than 250,000 views to date, and more webcasts are in the pipeline for this year

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Introduction to Scholarly Publishing

Publishers: origins, roles & contributions – Clare Lehane – Duration 8:56 Sept 2012

Learn about the start of scholarly publishing, what publishers do and their various roles, advancements in technology, and how publishers contribute to the science and health communities.


The Journal Publishing Cycle - Clare Lehane – Duration 9:55 -  Sept 2012

Learn about the steps in the journal publishing cycle: solicitation of submissions, peer review, preparation of the accepted manuscript, production, publication and dissemination, promoting and archiving


How to get published

Preparing Your Manuscript – Laura Schmidt – Duration 6:46 – Jan 2012

Tips for Authors including: how to determine if you are ready to publish, decide on the correct type of manuscript, choose the right journal and where to find the journal's Guide for Authors.


Structuring an Article - Laura Schmidt – Duration 12:14 – Jan 2012

Tips for Authors including: how to effectively structure your article before submission. Presenting your Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References and Supporting material.


Using proper manuscript language - Laura Schmidt – Duration 5:30 – Jan 2012

Tips for Authors including: using proper manuscript langauge so editors and reviewers can understand your messages, best use of English grammar and where to find help with language editing or translation.


Book Publishing

Why write a book – Stacy Masacci – Duration – 12:38 – July 2014

How to Get Published – Nancy Maragioglio – Duration 12:23 – July 2014       

Peer review 

How to review a manuscript 1 – Peer Review – Ursula Culligan – Duration 12:17 – Sept 2012

Tips for Reviewers including: the background of peer review and the peer review process, its purpose, why you should review and the time it takes to review.


How to review a manuscript 2 – The Reviewing Process - Ursula Culligan – Duration 13:11 – Sept 2012

Tips for Reviewers including: Issues to review, presentation of the paper, how to write comments to Editors and authors, what oversight a reviewer provides, the review process in steps, and what criteria a reviewer needs for assessment.


How to review a manuscript 3 - Ursula Culligan – Duration 14:41 – Sept 2012

Tips for Reviewers including: a detailed description of what a reviewer needs to check in each section of the manuscript-- Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Figures, etc. and the Editor’s view on what makes a good reviewer.


Publishing Ethics 

Publishing Ethics – Authorship – Jaap van Harten – Duration 9:08 – February 2014

Tips on how to determine authorship of a manuscript, it’s varying definitions and how to avoid potential disputes.


Publishing Ethics – Plagiarism – Jaap van Harten – Duration 12:44 – February 2014     

Avoiding the pitfalls of plagiarism, detection of plagiarism and your responsibility as an author.


Research & Publication Ethics – David Rew (General Surgeon), Margaret Rees (Professor), Sandy Florence (Professor of Pharmacy) – Duration 60:00 – October 2012

Scientific misconduct and breach of publishing ethics can take different shapes and forms, and can be committed knowingly or unknowingly. Understanding the ethical boundaries in scientific research and publishing is a key step in making sure your work gets off to the best start.


Publishing Ethics – Author Responsibilities - Jaap van Harten – Duration 19:03 – February 2014

The purpose of this webcast is to show you, in your role as an author, what you need to be mindful of when submitting manuscripts for publication.


Author Rights & Responsibilities - – Catriona Fennell - Duration 45:00 – September 2014

This is about content ownership, how this is defined technically and what this means for authors. Next to that, author responsibilities in terms of publishing ethics, conflicts of interest and plagiarism are discussed.


Getting your paper noticed

Impact Factor & Bibliometric Indicators – Andrew Plume – Duration 8:04 – Sept 2012

Learn about bibliometric indicators: in addition to Impact Factor, metrics that are discussed are the Eigenfactor, SNIP, SJR, and the h-index.


Getting Your Paper Noticed – Hylke Koers – Duration 8:34 – April 2013

Make sure your publication gets the attention it deserves. We’ll give some tips and tricks that can aid you with this and we will show you what we as a publisher are doing to help.


Using Research Metrics to develop your career – Lisa Cooledge – Duration: 60:00 – Sept 2014

This presentation was recorded in partnership with the National Postdoctoral Assoc.

This webinar will explain how you can use research metrics to help you to develop your career. Learning how to map your professional life through the use of metrics will help you to showcase yourself to compete more effectively for resources, and to understand how you stand relative to your peers. In this webinar you will be taught the basics, and you will learn how those with the resources are already using metrics to look at your work.



Successful Grant Writing – Getting it Right – Hannah Foreman – Duration 21:05 - February 2014           

Learn how to write sucessfully in order to obtain a funding grant for your research. Grantmanship is a skill that every one develops throughout their research careers and there are no sure-fire recipes for success. However, some of our tips should help you avoid common pitfalls and also organize your writing process a little better.


Successful Grantsmanship: Getting it Right – Holly Falk-Krzesinski – Duration 50:00 – Sept 2014

This presentation was recorded in partnership with the National Postdoctoral Assoc.

The goal of this presentation is to provide some background information on how to write successfully in order to obtain a funding grant for your research. Grantsmanship is a skill that everyone learns throughout their research careers and we have to say upfront that there are no sure-fire recipes for success in this business. However, some of the tips that we provide in this presentation should help you to avoid some common pitfalls and also organize your writing process a little better.